Pearl Goby, Reticulated Goby, Twin-spots Sand-goby
Istigobius spenceis commonly referred to as Pearl Goby, Reticulated Goby, Twin-spots Sand-goby. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12360 AphiaID: 219506 Scientific: Istigobius spence German: Sandgrundel English: Pearl Goby, Reticulated Goby, Twin-spots Sand-goby Category: Gobies Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Gobiidae (Family) > Istigobius (Genus) > spence (Species) Initial determination: (Smith ), 1947 Occurrence: , Sudan Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Ceram Sea , East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maumere, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, North Pacific (Ocean), Northern Territory (Australia), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulu Sea , Sumatra, Tansania, Thailand, the Seychelles, Timor, Timor Sea, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 0 - 12 Meter Size: 8,0 cm Temperature: 75.2 °F - 84.2 °F (24°C - 29°C) Food: Algae, Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Clams, Copepods, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Fish eggs, Food tablets, Foraminifers, Frozen food (small sorts), Lobster eggs, Oyster eggs, Pellets, Snails, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2019-08-28 19:23:12
Last edit: 2019-08-30 13:53:05
The Pearl Goby (Istigobius spence) occurs in turbid coastal areas and sandy grounds near river mouths (estuaries) and is found on and around rubble.
Acentrogobius aestuarius (Smith, 1959)
Acentrogobius spence (Smith, 1947)
Gobius spence (Smith, 1947)
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